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A Geophysical Multi-Method Approach to Investigate the Archaeological Landscape of Lanakerveld (NL)

Lena Lambers, Walter Laan, Philippe De Smedt, Burkart Ullrich, Sandra Kniess, Henning Zoellner, Rudolf Kniess and Ivo van Wijk
p. 169-173

Abstract

– Large scale geophysical prospection of an archaeological landscape in the Netherland.

– Integrated and multimethodological approach for archaeological interpretation.

– Challenges for the prospecting and interpretation of multiperiod archaeological sites.

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Introduction
Multi-method approach
Interpretative Results
Combined prospection results

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Introduction

Lanakerveld is one of the prehistoric and historical key sites within the southern part of the Netherlands. Nowadays, the Lanakerveld area is an open farmland with fertile loess soils, located in the far north-west corner of the municipality of Maastricht. The Lanakerveld project pursues several main objectives. On the one hand, geophysical prospection techniques have been used on a limited scale for archaeological surveys in the Netherlands. The project aims to use different geophysical methods and evaluate their suitability under the specific condition. On the other hand, the results of the investigations should help to assess the archaeological potential on the Lanakerveld region and to put the separately available information into a spatial context.

The area of Lanakerveld seems to have been almost continuously inhabited from the Early Neolithic onwards. During the archaeological research at Lanakerveld a large variety of archaeological remains from Early Neolithic Li...

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References

Bibliographical reference

Lena Lambers, Walter Laan, Philippe De Smedt, Burkart Ullrich, Sandra Kniess, Henning Zoellner, Rudolf Kniess and Ivo van Wijk, “A Geophysical Multi-Method Approach to Investigate the Archaeological Landscape of Lanakerveld (NL)”ArcheoSciences, 45-1 | 2021, 169-173.

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Lena Lambers, Walter Laan, Philippe De Smedt, Burkart Ullrich, Sandra Kniess, Henning Zoellner, Rudolf Kniess and Ivo van Wijk, “A Geophysical Multi-Method Approach to Investigate the Archaeological Landscape of Lanakerveld (NL)”ArcheoSciences [Online], 45-1 | 2021, Online since 16 August 2021, connection on 23 October 2021. URL: http://journals.openedition.org/archeosciences/9358; DOI: https://doi.org/10.4000/archeosciences.9358

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About the authors

Lena Lambers

Corresponding author, GAIA Prospection, Truus Smuldersstraat 2, 2331GJ Leiden, NL

Walter Laan

Archol, Leiden, NL

Philippe De Smedt

ORBit, Department of Environment, Ghent University, BE; Department of Archaeology, Ghent University, BE

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Burkart Ullrich

Eastern Atlas, Berlin, DE

Sandra Kniess

Eastern Atlas, Berlin, DE

Henning Zoellner

Eastern Atlas, Berlin, DE

Rudolf Kniess

Eastern Atlas, Berlin, DE

Ivo van Wijk

Archol, Leiden, NL

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Article L.111-1 du Code de la propriété intellectuelle.

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